A glance at Europe’s unemployment rates

Unemployment across the 17 European Union countries that use the euro has hit a new record of 12.2 percent in April. Here is a breakdown of unemployment across Europe and the eurozone. Country/Region April 2012 March 2013 April…

‘Bucket list’ item leads to women’s arrest in Fla.

OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Two longtime friends ended up in jail in central Florida thanks to a “bucket list” that included stealing from a store. Police say 36-year-old Andrea Mobley and 38-year-old Jennifer Morrow face petty theft charges…
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Royals game ends at 3:14am

It took 12 minutes to get the last six outs of a game that would have been a snappy 2 hours, 27 minutes without the rain.…
HAIL

Hail pelts parts of Topeka

An early morning storm brings heavy rain and large hail to Shawnee County. [lin_video src=http://eplayer.clipsyndicate.com/embed/player.js?aspect_ratio=16……

The nation’s weather

Weather Underground Forecast for Friday, May 31, 2013. Severe storms will persist across the center of the nation on Friday as a strong low pressure system continues slowly moving eastward from the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest, into…

Rape victim: Retaliation prevalent in military

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Stacey Thompson had just been stationed at Marine base in Japan when she said her sergeant laced her drinks with drugs, raped her in his barracks and then dumped her onto a street outside…

Court: Calif. erred in new lethal injection regs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Executions in California will remain suspended after a state appeals court ruled that corrections officials made several “substantial” procedural errors when they adopted new lethal injection rules. The 1st District Court of Appeals said…
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Kansas House rejects grocery tax proposal

The proposal would have decreased the sales tax on groceries to 4.9 percent in October but kept it at 6.3 percent for other items subject to the levy.…